Articles by Saniya Bulatkulova

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Kazakh Film “Mukagali” Receives Ecumenical Award at International Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

NUR-SULTAN – A Kazakh drama film “Mukagali” directed by Bolat Kalymbetov received the Ecumenical award at the 25th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival which was held on Nov. 12-28, reported Kazakhfilm studio’s press service. The prize of the Estonian Ecumenical Jury is an independent film award, which is given for both artistic…

FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2021 Set to Kick Off in Nur-Sultan This December

NUR-SULTAN – A prestigious world chess championship, the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2021 is set to kick off on Dec. 25-31 in the capital city of Nur-Sultan, reports the Kazakh chess federation press service. The FIDE Open World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2021 and the FIDE Women’s World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2021…

The 4th Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable To Unveil Blueprint For Global Economic Transformation

NUR-SULTAN – Government officials, foreign business people, investors and experts will gather to discuss global economic transformation at the fourth Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable to be held Dec. 7 in an online format, Kazakh Invest national company announced on Wednesday. Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin will chair the plenary session focusing on investments in Kazakhstan…

ShortAnimaDoc Short Film Festival Kicks Off in Almaty, Showcases Best Works of Kazakh Directors

NUR-SULTAN – ShortAnimaDoc, a festival of short feature, animated and documentary films directed by Kazakh filmmakers, started on Nov. 23 in Almaty and will continue through Nov. 26, reports the National Film Support State Center. An event like this is taking place for the first time, but the National Film Support State Center, being the…

Tenth Civil Forum Sums Up Kazakh Civil Society’s Development, Strengthens Ties With Global Community

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan’s tenth Civil Forum opened in Nur-Sultan and Almaty on Nov. 22. It gathered approximately 20,000 representatives of NGOs, government bodies and experts under the slogan: “30 years of partnership for sustainable development of society and the state, reports the Ministry of Information and Social Development. The forum is the largest dialogue platform…

Center for Promotion of Women’s Entrepreneurship Opens in Turkistan

NUR-SULTAN – The Center for the Development of Women’s Entrepreneurship was opened on Nov. 17 in Turkistan, the Ministry of National Economy press service reported. The center’s opening was held in conjunction with International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, which is celebrated on Nov. 19. It has become the first among 17 other planned centers, which will…

Snow Leopards Caught On Camera 65 Times and Counting This Year Alone in Almaty Region

NUR-SULTAN – Camera traps have recorded the comings and goings of snow leopards 65 times in the gorges of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains around Almaty city this year, reports Russian World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Overall, 35 camera traps were installed in the outskirts of Almaty and the towns of the Almaty Region at the end…

Young Kazakh Musicians Receive Outstanding Composers Award in Germany

NUR-SULTAN – Young Kazakh musicians Nurali and Galamat Beisekozha were recognized with the Outstanding Composers award in Germany, where they performed with their solo concert upon the invitation of the Art, Media and Science Foundation of Karlsruher Technology Institute on Nov. 10, reported Khabar TV. The foundation awarded the artists after they presented their own…

Kazakhstan Launches Flights to Kuwait, Plans to Open New Routes to US

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan plans to open flights to Kuwait from Dec.1, in accordance with the decision of Kazakhstan’s Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of the coronavirus infection, reported the press service of the Civil Aviation Committee. Jazeera Airways will start operating regular flights to Kazakhstan from Dec.1 between Almaty and Kuwait. The flights will…

Kazakh Actor Wins Best Actor Award at Asian World Film Festival 2021 in LA

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh actor Tolepbergen Baissakalov won the Best Actor award for his role in the “Fire” movie directed by Aizhan Kassymbek at the Asian World Film Festival 2021 (AWFF), reported film’s producer Diana Ashimova on her Instagram. This year, 30 films from more than 20 countries were presented at the festival. The AWFF, which…